Patrick Meier

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Patrick Meier
Personal information
Country represented Switzerland
Born (1976-03-15) 15 March 1976 (age 41)
Winterthur, Switzerland
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Coach Christina Persico
Choreographer Mi Jung Pedrazzoli
Skating club Winterthurer Schlittschuh Club
Began skating 1982
Retired 2004

Patrick Meier (born 15 March 1976 in Winterthur) is a Swiss former competitive figure skater. He is the 1995 Karl Schäfer Memorial silver medalist and a seven-time Swiss national champion.

Meier began skating at the age of six.[1] He represented Switzerland at the European Figure Skating Championships, the World Figure Skating Championships, and the 1998 Winter Olympics, where he placed 22nd. Meier became the first Swiss skater to perform a triple axel in competition, at the 1995 Karl Schäfer Memorial.[2] He studied law at the University of Zürich.[3]

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating
2003–2004
[4]
  • Turtle Shoes
    by Bobby McFerrin
  • Another Night in Tunesia
    by Bobby McFerrin
  • So Flute
    by St. Germain
  • Pauvre Juliette
    by Rene Aubry
  • Night Run
    by Rene Aubry
  • Eye of the Tiger
    (from The Rocky Story)
2001–2002
[3]
  • Kudos
    by Trio Toykeat
  • To See More
    by Zbigniew Preisner
  • Farewell
    by Zbigniew Preisner
  • To See More
    by Zbigniew Preisner
2000–2001
[5]
  • Desafina (They challenge)
    by Joaquin Cortes, Gypsy Pasion Band
  • To See More
  • Farewell

Results[edit]

International[6]
Event 91–92 92–93 93–94 94–95 95–96 96–97 97–98 98–99 99–00 00–01 01–02 02–03 03–04
Olympics 22nd
Worlds 34th 25th 24th 20th 22nd 22nd 16th 31st
Europeans 19th 31st 18th 13th 17th 12th 10th 31st 24th 20th
Crystal Skate 3rd
Karl Schäfer 2nd 6th
Nebelhorn 15th
Piruetten 17th 18th
National[6]
Swiss 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 2nd

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mittan, Barry (2 February 2002). "Switzerland's Meier Born to Skate". Golden Skate. Archived from the original on 25 July 2008. 
  2. ^ Mittan, J. Barry (1999). "Olympics Revitalize Switzerland's Meier". Archived from the original on 14 May 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Patrick MEIER: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2 June 2002. 
  4. ^ "Patrick MEIER: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 11 October 2004. 
  5. ^ "Patrick MEIER: 2000/2001". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 18 April 2001. 
  6. ^ a b "Patrick MEIER". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 26 April 2017. 

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